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Published: February 14, 2020


TENNESSEE GOV. BILL LEE, DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSIONER BOB ROLFE AND SPIRIT AIRLINES OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THIS WEEK THAT THE COMPANY WILL RELOCATE ITS OPERATIONS CONTROL CENTER FROM FLORIDA TO WILLIAMSON COUNTY. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE, THE PROJECT REPRESENTS AN INVESTMENT OF $11.3 MILLION DOLLARS AND WILL BRING 345 JOBS TO TENNESSEE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS WHICH INCLUDES 100 CREATED POSITIONS IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY. SPIRIT IS THE SEVENTH LARGEST COMMERCIAL AIRLINE IN THE US AND THE O-C-C SERVES AS THE COMPANY'S 24/7 MISSION CRITICAL OPERATIONS FUNCTION THAT DIRECTS OPERATIONAL CONTROL OVER ALL SPIRIT FLIGHT. THE O-C-C MOVE COINCIDES WITH SPIRIT’S PLAN TO DOUBLE ITS ALL-AIRBUS FLEET TO ABOUT 300 AIRCRAFT OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS.